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Learning and Evaluation/Plan your program metrics/Diversity of participation

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Learning and Evaluation

Diversity of Participation

Goal: improve content breadth and quality through increased participation of underrepresented groups
Example Programs, Projects, or Events
  • increase gender diversity
  • increase language diversity
  • increase geographic diversity

Measurement Tool


Number of organizing and supporting staff and volunteers (ambassadors, mentors etc.)

Count of supporting staff and volunteers

Meeting Records, Logs, Reported estimates

Hours invested by staff and volunteers organizing and executing

Estimate of hours invested

Calendar Records, Logs, Reported estimates

In-kind donations (prizes, etc),

Estimated value in currency (comparable cost)

Funds or money used

Budget accounting

Budget spreadsheet

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Number of people involved

Diversity of people involved (e.g., % female, % Global South)

Number of existing users involved


Measurement Tool

Short term outcomes

Number of editors in smaller languages

Proportion of Female editors

Percent of productive edits from diversity programs

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Intermediate outcomes

( Coverage of Wikimedia articles improves )

Number of new articles created

Number of new categories created

Number of articles increases in smaller language projects

Quality of articles increases related to demographic area